20 Mar 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 20 March 2013

From Checkpoint, 5:47 pm on 20 March 2013

The head of Maori studies at Auckland University, Margaret Mutu, says the Race Relations Commissioner has to acknowledge what she describes as racism against Maori; In an unusal move, the whanau of a road worker - shot and killed near Taupo - has released a statement both in English and Maori; The Maori Women's Welfare League wants to raise its profile by telling communities exactly what it does; Paintings by acclaimed artists Ralph Hotere and Charles F. Goldie are to be auctioned next week, causing great excitement among art collectors.